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Joseph Howell[1]

Male - 1749

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  • Name Joseph Howell  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    FamilySearch ID LDHG-DRH 
    Relationship Thomas Howell (b. ~1615 ) 'Of the George' Descendants & Spouses 
    Died 1749  [2
    Person ID I7277  Main
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2018 

    Father Matthew Howell,   d. 11 Jan 1719, Isle of Wight Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary Lane,   d. 1719, Isle of Wight Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Y  [3
    • Lane Genalogy notes:

      "Issue: Thomas, Joseph and one other child."

      I [4]
    Family ID F2755  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    +1. Thomas Howell,   d. 1796, Halifax County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Murphree Howell,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Mary Howell,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Martha Howell,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Joseph Howell,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 May 2012 
    Family ID F2961  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Land Grant to Joseph Howell (not sure if ours)
    Land Grant to Joseph Howell (not sure if ours)
    Issued 25 Mar 1749. File No. 1253, Joseph Howell
    409 acres Beginning at a red oak on N. side Town Creek, Edgecombe County, North Carolina

  • Notes 
    • LBSH tree notes:

      "resided in Bertie - Edgecombe - Halifax Co.s" (but this comment may only pertain to his brother Thomas)

      Howell Joseph Edgecombe Jany. 10 1749 May Court 1750. Wife Margaret, sons Joseph and Thomas, daughters Mary, Murphrey and Martha; wife, son Joseph, Col. Dawson, Sam'l Ruffin, Thomas Howell and James Henderson Exrs. Test Jas Williamson, Jas Barron, Thomas Barron. [5, 6, 7, 8]

    FamilySearch ID:

  • Sources 
    1. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (

    2. [S1377] Littleton L. Ward Family, (, (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S1394] Lundie Weathers Barlow - 1944 Letters, Lundie Weathers Barlow, (Letters dated Aug 8 and 14 Dec 1944 with research attached, 19 pages transcribed by Alfred Sidney Howell, provided to JSH by Jim Brittain. Scanned to LWBsHowellNotes.PDF Feb 2007.), "1. Matthew Howell of Isle of Wight County, Virginia; married Mary, daughter of Joseph Lane; died 1720; issue an unborn child, son Joseph, and son Thomas Howell." (Reliability: 0).

    4. [S1368] Lane ( Layne-Lain) Genealogy, Floyd Benjamin Layne, (Compiled and Published by Floyd Benjamin Layne, Los Angeles, California. Printed 1962 by The Bookman Press, Los Angeles, California U.S.A. Available online:, p. 249 (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S1338] LBSH Chart, Lundie Barlow - Sidney Howell - Havila Howell Chart, (A photocopy of a handwritten document given to John S. Howell, Jr. by Elizabeth Howell Traver.).

    6. [S1395] Murphree Howell Marriage Bond, Edgecombe County, NC, North Carolina Historical Society, (A list at the North Carolina Historical Society, Raleigh.), "16 January 1765 Noah Sugg married Murphree Howell; Lemuel Sugg and Peter Mitchell, bondsmen; Thomas Cavenah, witness." (Reliability: 0).

    7. [S1642] North Carolina Historical & Genealogical Register, VOL I APRIL 1900 NO. 2 - ABSTRACT OF WILLS p.234 (Reliability: 0).

    8. [S1783] North Carolina Land Grants, (, Not sure if this is this Joseph Howell (Reliability: 3).